Lecture, Central London, Tuesday, 25 Apr 2023 - 13:00

Reclaiming Women in the Hebrew Bible

illustration from Statut de Kalisz

Since the 1970s feminist bible scholars have been reclaiming the stories of biblical women.

From Eve to Esther this lecture will draw on both biblical accounts and cultural representations to bring their stories to life. Whether wives, mothers, and sisters; sex workers and foreign agents; prophetesses and queens; wise women and witches; victims and heroes and so much more, their stories reveal to us not only who these women were, but how their stories continue to resonate in the modern world.

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris is the Principal of Leo Baeck College in London, where she also teaches Hebrew Bible. Prior to her appointment in 2011...

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